News & events

You can read about general news and events for carers below.

We also collect and publish lots more information for carers of people with mental illness here and carers of a child or an adult with a disability here.

If you'd like to tell us about your news or events for carers, please email us at

Mental Health Week 2017 launch come along

Tuesday 12 Sep 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017 from 5.00pm - 7.30pm

"Mental Health in the Workplace" The general public is invited to join the Mental Health Foundation Australia's 32nd annual Mental Health Week launch, as part of an international conversation. This community event is held in partnership with the Victorian State Government.

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September is Dementia Awareness Month

Wednesday 30 Aug 2017

September is Dementia Awareness Month - a month to create a better understanding of what it is like for a person to live with dementia.

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Frankston Seniors Festival 1-31 October 2017

Tuesday 29 Aug 2017

During October 2017, Frankston City Council presents Frankston Seniors Festival. Frankston City residents aged 60 years plus can experience low cost, high quality events designed just for them.

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Come to Carer Hubs in Hampton and Cardinia

Tuesday 08 Aug 2017

During 2017 consider joining with other carers who are supporting a person with emotional distresses, a mental illness, autism or other disability.

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Subscribe to NDIS newsletter

Wednesday 28 Jun 2017

From 1 July new regions and age groups across five states and territories are now eligible to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Melbourne's southern region will follow later in 2017 and into 2018.

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